CAS No.: 1303-96-4
MF: Na2B4O7· 10H2O
EINECS No.: 215-540-4
Borax(Sodium tetraborate), also known as crude borax, is soft and light colorless crystalline substance.
Borax(Sodium tetraborate) has many uses we are familiar with, such as disinfectant, preservative, water softener, wash water, soap additives, ceramic glaze and glass raw materials. Borax also have an important role in industrial production.
Physicochemical properties: Colorless translucent crystals or white crystalline powder. Odorless, taste salty. Soluble in water and glycerine easily, slightly soluble in alcohol. Weakly alkaline aqueous solution. Borax in the air can be slowly weathering. Borax are sterilization, oral harmful to people.
For making ceramics, glazes, cements, wicks, food preservatives, special glasses; Also for leather dressing compounds for preparation of hides prior to tanning; Artificial precious stones; As flux in metallurgical industry, fire-proofing compositions and linings for safes; Also for pigments; Enamel paints, paper glazes, cosmetics, soaps, textiles, medicines, etc.